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|This text uses extensive abbreviations, including nomina sacra terms, standard contractions for endings such as -m or -ibus, and some particular words which have their unique contracted form. This segment shows a sample. To find the rest, go to the text pages and examine them with the transcript window open.|
|Responsiones of Pope Gregory from an 8th century codex of religious writings (Cologne Cathedral Library, MS XCI, f.57b). Images from The New Palaeographical Society, 1905, Plate 57.|
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